Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome.
Llahana, S and Thomas, NM (2016). Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome. Endocrine. 53 (1), pp. 1-3.
|Authors||Llahana, S and Thomas, NM|
Impaired quality of life (QoL) has been reported in patients with Cushing’s syndrome even after biochemical cure, with worse QoL outcomes compared to patients with other pituitary adenomas . A variety of physical, neuropsychosomatic, psychological, and sociodemographic factors have been found to influence QoL parameters in patients with Cushing’s syndrome [1, 2]. A systematic review by Andela et al. found that QoL outcomes such as physical functioning, bodily pain, and general health improved after surgical or pharmaceutical interventions in 6 of the 8 studies involving patients with Cushing’s syndrome.
|Keywords||1103 Clinical Sciences; 1114 Paediatrics And Reproductive Medicine; Endocrinology & Metabolism|
|Journal citation||53 (1), pp. 1-3|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1007/s12020-016-0934-5|
|05 Apr 2016|
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|Deposited||03 Jul 2017|
|Accepted||05 Apr 2016|
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